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Retro #3DPrinting from Mattel #3DThursday #3DPrinting

mattel retro print

While this is not exactly a 3d printer but a sort of plastic vacuum molding machine it shows that there is a long history of using heated plastic to reproduce 3d objects for everyday usage.

via: diy3dprinting


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1 Comment

  1. “Vac-U-Form” and “Creepy Crawlers” were interesting toys. I was always more fascinated with the process than the end result though. You were kind of limited by the selection of molds. The Play-Doh Fun Factory was a lot more open-ended.

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